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Cow's Milk

When did you start your LO on cow's milk? Whether it be cold turkey or a slow transition, when did you start.

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Mama2BabyTaurus

Asked by Mama2BabyTaurus at 8:48 PM on Dec. 9, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I did a slow transtion, it took about a week and a half to completly move him over....and I did it when my doc told me to.
    Finkette

    Answer by Finkette at 8:49 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • As long as it was warm my son would drink it..LOL
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 8:50 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • 1 year and it was a slow transition. It didnt take long...the hard part was getting him to drink it when i didnt warm it up.
    Shelii

    Answer by Shelii at 8:50 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • Whoops I forgot to add we started him at a year old.
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 8:50 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • i never gave my kids cows milk. they went from the breast to water.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 8:51 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • like happy2bmom....my kids never drank cow's milk either. when i weaned them from bm they drank juice and water, that's all.
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:54 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • I started when they turned 1. I transitioned slowly from formula over about a week.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 9:03 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • my dd will not be drinking cows milk! but i will start around 18months or so! it just depends when i feel like stopping exclusively pumping for her! and it will be a slow transition to almond milk!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 9:05 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • we started at 11 months. WIC told us to mix it with the formula a little at a time and eventually they weren't even wanting the formula they didnt notice a change by 12 months they were on cows milk totally
    ElsaSalsaaa

    Answer by ElsaSalsaaa at 9:07 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • My 11 month old gets 2-3 oz of cow's milk in a sippy a few times a week, we won't start replacing nursing sessions until after her birthday. I think we will drop one session at a time so it will probably take a while.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 9:13 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

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